Body found believed to be missing swimmer

Family members say a body recovered from a state park in West Milford is that of a swimmer who has been missing since March.

Family members say a body recovered from a state park in West Milford is that of a swimmer who has been missing since March.

Family members say a body recovered from a state park in West Milford is that of a swimmer who has been missing since March. (4/10/16)

WEST MILFORD - Family members say a body recovered from a state park in West Milford is that of a swimmer who has been missing since March.

News 12 reported that Wajhat Yaqoob of Jersey City had gone swimming with friends when he disappeared.

Authorities recovered a body from Long Pond Ironworks State Park Saturday afternoon.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office has not confirmed the identity at this time. 

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